Harry Hill pulls funny faces and he does stupid things. But these are things I like in a comedian (as opposed to, say, a US president).
18 May 2017
The researchers behind BBC's QI emerge from behind the scenes to inform, entertain and tease via their award-winning podcast, No Such Thing As a Fish.
03 Apr 2017
Richard Herring's Leicester Square Theatre Podcast gives comedians a chance to be honest and the audience a chance to laugh like hell.
20 Jul 2016
Brain Candy is considered the "darkest" chapter in Kids in the Hall's story. But dark is a part of their comedy and their appeal, so now's a good time to look at this film in a new light.
30 Mar 2016
Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan are funny people who have made a funny sitcom that's laced with an honesty that hurts.
01 Dec 2015
With the apparently inevitable closure of BBC Three, comedy lovers will mourn the loss of an important television ally. Will the Internet save it?
20 Sep 2015
While this show is as funny now as it was when it first aired 20 years ago, the passing of time has given it even greater cultural meaning.
11 Aug 2015
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Fancy being entertained, enlightened or offended, but not willing to pay for the privilege? Then you need the Do The Right Thing podcast in your life.
04 Feb 2015
For over 20 years, Alan Partridge has shared his life with the British public and fans have embraced him, warts and all. Now, his first feature film is coming to America. Back of the net!
06 Mar 2014
Good comedy writing requires skill, hard work, intelligence, and funny bones. Luckily, John Finnemore's got bucketloads of what it takes.
22 Oct 2013
Never has a grumpy, bumbling, miserly, forgetful, and formerly marginally famous variety star been so lovably hilarious.
25 Jun 2013
Armando Iannucci's The Thick of It and Veep have solidified his legacy as a political satirist, but we mustn't forget the impact his other works have had on culture and comedy.
06 May 2013
BBC's satirical news show has taken viewers on a long and bumpy ride. Now in its 44th series, has it reached the end of the road?
17 Oct 2012
Before Sean Lock became a comedian, he worked as a labourer on building sites, an office worker for the Department of Health and Social Security, and a toilet cleaner and goat herder in France. No wonder he's got an opinion on everything.
30 Aug 2012
Tony Hancock played an Every Man with the lovable charm and the infuriating selfishness of a know-nothing know-it-all. Like his character, most of us want what we don't have and the rest of the world, we believe, is responsible for our dissatisfaction.
09 Jul 2012
Did the record breaking Ricky Gervais Show podcast give insight into the real people behind it? Or were they just three more brilliant comic creations?
23 Feb 2012
Comedian Lee Mack believes that realism is the enemy of comedy. But his own series, Not Going Out, proves that the Old-School sitcom is alive and kicking.
16 Jan 2012
We rarely equate television game shows with admirable life philosophies, but the BBC's QI with host Stephen Fry pulls it off by making us think as well as laugh.
20 Oct 2011
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